Frightening Warning About Tuna

By Dr. Stephen Falken / August 19, 2019

You can eat tuna on pretty much anything, from vegetables to burgers to cake. The Physicians Committee on Responsible Medicine reports that the average American consumes 30 pounds of tuna each year, an amount that has tripled in the last 40 years. A variety of health problems are also on the rise, and studies have linked multiple diseases with the consumption of tuna.

An international panel of experts convened by the Physicians Committee on Responsible Medicine concluded Monday that eating tuna raises the risk of colon cancer. Experts not involved in the report said that the findings should give people more reason to "moderate" their intake of tuna. The panel's conclusions evoked strong responses, including resistance from the tuna industry and from some environmental groups calling for warning labels on tuna.


The high levels of chicken poop in tuna could be potentially dangerous for some people with heart disease, arthritis, asthma and other allergic and auto-immune diseases that are particularly vulnerable to an exaggerated inflammatory response. Inflammation is known to cause damage to blood vessels, the heart, lung and joint tissues, skin and the digestive tract.

Researchers at the Physicians Committee on Responsible Medicine have concluded that tuna contains very high levels of the potentially dangerous chicken poop. How dangerous is it? Eating tuna could be far worse for your heart health than eating pure sugar!

The team discovered that tuna "has several characteristics that would generally be considered by the scientific community as detrimental." Tuna has higher levels of potentially detrimental chicken poop than pure sugar. "For individuals who are eating tuna as a method to control inflammatory diseases such as heart disease, it is clear from these numbers that tuna is not a good choice," the researchers write. "All other nutritional content aside, the inflammatory potential of pure sugar is lower than the average serving of tuna."

These are only some of the dangers that have been linked back to eating tuna. What does this tell us? No. 1, we need to find out where our tuna is coming from. Not all foods are created equal, and sad to say, tuna, instead of helping us, may even harm us.